This stunning pair of silver plate tazzas by Elkington and Co. exhibits a classical elegance. Greco-Roman style stands, which support cut-glass dishes, feature subtle gilding as a host of cupids populate the gallery at the base. Set on accented, pierced feet, these amazing tazzas perfectly showcase this famed company's brilliance.
Known as one of the finest 19th-century producers of electroplate wares, Elkington & Co created pieces of individual and exceptional design. Founded during the 1830s, the firm is widely known for its patented developments in electroplating and its superior-quality silver plate pieces. By 1840, Elkington had perfected its technique and soon received commissions from the most esteemed clientele and the highest honors at the International Exhibitions. The firm was the supplier of flatware to the luxury dining sections on board the Titanic and enjoyed years of Royal commissions from Queen Victoria, Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII as well as the monarchs of Spain and Italy.